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ISBN: 978-1-55285-967-4
Dimesions: 8 x 9
Page Count: 288
Binding: Hardcover with dustjacket
Features: French-fold jacket, bookmark, gold gilded edge, colour throughout


Food & Dreams
By Tessa Kiros

A unique look at the tastes and textures of this famed Italian city.

In Venezia, Tessa Kiros, bestselling author of Postcards from Portugal and Falling Cloudberries, travels to Venice in search of feasts—feasts for both for the eye and the taste buds. Part cookbook, part travelogue, Venezia is a complete culinary experience.

Tessa captures the spirit of Venice—its excess, its masquerades, its art. Lush photography transports armchair travellers, while the easy-to-follow, family-friendly recipes bring the mouthwatering dishes of Venice into home kitchens. From a delicate asparagus and scampi risotto to a substantial duck with anchovies and capers, the recipes in Venezia are authentic and luxurious yet simple to prepare.

Tessa’s imaginative eye and adventurous appetite guide readers through the rich history of Venice’s cuisine and canals through 11 chapters, which are organized like an Italian menu. Discover what makes Venetian cuisine stand apart with recipes like:
•    Monkfish and Bavete Lasagne
•    Fish Carpaccio with Pink Peppercorns
•    Braised Beef with Amarone
•    Pumpkin Risotto
•    Roasted Guinea Fowl with Peverada
•    Polenta Biscuits
•    Venetian Focaccia